There are 7 ways to get from Valencia to Almería by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus via Alacant-Terminal  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal R / ...
  2. Take the bus from Elche to Almeria

$47 - $72

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Valence to Almería 274.3 miles

$29

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Almeria

$35 - $55

Train, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Lorca-Sutullena Tlg
  2. Take the bus from Lorca to Almeria

$58 - $84

Train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alcazar de San Juan Tlg / ...
  2. Take the train from Alcazar de San Juan to Almeria Tlg

$84 - $117

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Almería 274.1 miles

$50 - $75

Fly  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Almeria (LEI) VLC - LEI

$131 - $517

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Almería is to rideshare which costs 25€ and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Almería is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Valencia and arriving at Almeria. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Valencia to Almería. However, there are services departing from Valencia Estacio del Nord and arriving at Almeria via Alcazar de San Juan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 26 min.

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The distance between Valencia and Almería is 345 km. The road distance is 438.5 km.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Almería without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 4 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Valencia to Almería, including transfers.

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Valencia to Almería bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Valencia station.

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Map of how to get from Valencia to Almería.
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  • Distance: 215.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 4 min

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Almería, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Valencia to Almería twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Valencia to Almería via Alcazar de San Juan in around 8 h 26 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Vigo, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Lorca-Sutullena
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alcazar de San Juan
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alcazar de San Juan to Almeria
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Elche to Almeria
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Almeria
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Lorca to Almeria
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Valence to Almería
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Book at
blablacar.es

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